Cats will “gift” you toys as a means of expression (love) and hunting conquest (kill and retrieve). It can be a form of bragging, a desire for attention, teaching, and a physical reward for the owner. “Gifting” is a trait that is most prevalent among female cats. In this overview, we will detail why cats are natural hunter-gatherers, the significance of meowing, and why cats like to bring their owners toys and gifts.
Cats groom each other when they have bonded together. It means that they are very comfortable in each other’s company, so you’ll often see one cat licking the other’s face and ears. To your surprise, something happens suddenly and the fur starts flying. We’ll explore the reasons why social grooming is crucial for two cats to get along well. We’ll then look at why some cats become aggressive, and the differences between fighting and playfulness.
The lower back and base of the tail are highly sensitive areas of a cat’s body. Stroking this area with the hand will likely elicit a positive physical response. In most cases, the arching or raising of the back and tail is a natural response to an enjoyable experience. This is your cat’s way of telling you that they are incredibly happy and contented. Is your cat really enjoying being fussed by you or do […]
All cats run around like maniacs, darting across the room, from time to time. Even the most gentle domestic cat will appear to go crazy occasionally, running around frantically and clawing everything in sight. Referred to as ‘midnight crazies,’ it is most likely to happen during the nighttime hours. It is common for a cat to begin running laps around a living room, climbing on sofas, and tearing curtains for no discernible reason. Because the […]
Cats can be moody and lash out at whoever is in their way when annoyed. This often occurs when a cat is feeling afraid or anxious about someone or something in its nearby environment or outdoor space. An angry cat can become an aggressive cat, so you need to think carefully about safety. In this article, we will detail why cats become angry, the underlying reasons for the annoyance, and how to calm down your […]
Cats enjoy the same activities during the day (stalking prey, eating food, sleeping, and roaming the area) that they do at nighttime. The main difference is that your cat’s activities are more likely to be disturbed by wildlife and have to seek cover. While the daylight introduces the threat of local cats and dogs, there is now the risk of raccoons, foxes, opossums, etc. in rural areas during the night. In this article, we will look […]